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Ecuador

History & Background, Constitutional & Legal Foundations, Educational System—overview, Preprimary & Primary Education, Secondary Education

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Republic of Ecuador
Region: South America
Population: 12,920,092
Language(s): Spanish, Quechua
Literacy Rate: 90.1%

Number of Primary Schools: 17,367
Compulsory Schooling: 10 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 3.5%
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 1,888,172
  Secondary: 814,359
  Higher: 206,541
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 127%
  Secondary: 50%
Teachers: Primary: 74,601
  Higher: 12,856
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 28:1
  Secondary: 13:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 119%
  Secondary: 50%

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